Nicolas Carter learned to play the harp while growing up in Paraguay, a country with a distinguished tradition of harp music. He became a professional musician in the early 90's while living in Minnesota. He travels often as a concert performer and master teacher at various harp festivals. Nicolas holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater directing from the University of Minnesota and was a Fulbright scholar in France and Uruguay. He currently resides with his wife Maria Elvira in White Plains, NY.